Diploma of Laboratory Technology

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  • Objectives
    This qualification covers the skills and knowledge you will need for a position of responsibility as a technical officer in a laboratory or similar workplace where analytical tests are conducted.
  • Entry requirements
    Certificate IV in Laboratory Techniques or equivalent (preferred but not mandatory), or appropriate workplace experience. Other Entry Requirements To complete the Diploma of Laboratory Technology you must be currently working in a laboratory at the required performance level.
  • Academic title
    Diploma of Laboratory Technology
  • Course description
    Key Study Areas      

    Key areas covered include:

        * Data management
        * Quality assurance
        * Communicating with customers
        * Managing staff or a function of the workplace
        * Technical competence

    Where     • Bendigo (City Campus)

    Duration Options

    Classes are offered for some course units, with the rest completed at your place of work. Units can be chosen to reflect your particular industry and workplace requirements.

    Selection Process     • Individual Interview

    Employment Opportunities    

    On successfully completing this course you would be eligible for employment at technical supervisor level in a wide range of industries.

    Further Study Options     


    You will be assessed as part of this course.

    Typical Course Content     (exact details may be obtained from the teaching centre)
    BSZ401A              Plan Assessment
    BSZ402A              Conduct Assessment
    BSZ403A              Review Assessment
    BSZ404A              Train Small Groups
    PMLCAL400A        Perform Standard Calibrations
    PMLCAL500A        Perform Non-standard Calibrations
    PMLCAL501A        Create Or Modify Calibration Procedures
    PMLCAL502A        Create Or Modify Automated Calibration Procedures
    PMLCOM300B       Communicate With Other People
    PMLCOM500B       Provide Information To Customers
    PMLCOM600B       Develop And Maintain Laboratory Documentation
    PMLDATA400A      Process And Inerpret Data
    PMLDATA500B      Analyse Data And Report Results
    PMLDATA501B      Use Laboratory Application Software
    PMLMAIN300B      Maintain The Laboratory Fit For Purpose
    PMLMAIN400A      Maintain And Control Stocks
    PMLMAIN501B      Assist In The Maintenance Of Reference Materials
    PMLMAIN502A      Maintain Instruments And Equipment
    PMLOHS301B       Work Safely With Instruments That Emit Ionising Radiation
    PMLOHS400A       Maintain Laboratory/Field Workplace Safety
    PMLOHS601A       Implement And Monitor OHS And Environmental Management Systems
    PMLORG301A       Plan And Conduct Laboratory/Field Work
    PMLORG400A       Prepare Practical Science Classes And Demonstrations
    PMLORG500B       Schedule Laboratory Work For A Small Team
    PMLORG600B       Supervise Laboratory Operations In Work/Functional Area
    PMLORG601B       Maintain Registration And Statutory Or Legal Compliance In Work/Functional Area
    PMLORG602B       Manage Complex Projects
    PMLQUAL400B     Contribute To The Ongoing Development Of HACCP Plans
    PMLQUAL401B     Apply Quality System And Continuous Improvement Processes
    PMLQUAL500A     Monitor The Quality Of Test Results And Data
    PMLQUAL600B     Maintain Quality System And Continuous Improvement Processes Within                                         Work/Functional
    PMLQUAL601B     Conduct An Internal Audit Of The Quality System
    PMLSAMP302A     Receive And Prepare Samples For Testing
    PMLSAMP400B     Obtain Representative Samples In Accordance With Sampling Plan
    PMLSAMP401A     Prepare Mineral Samples For Analysis
    PMLTEAM600B     Manage And Develop Teams
    PMLTEST300B      Perform Basic Tests
    PMLTEST304B      Prepare Culture Media
    PMLTEST305B      Perform Aseptic Techniques
    PMLTEST307B      Prepare Trial Batches For Evaluation
    PMLTEST308A      Perform Microscopic Examination
    PMLTEST310A      Prepare Trial Batches For Evaluation
    PMLTEST402B      Prepare, Standardise And Use Solutions
    PMLTEST403B      Assist With Geotechnical Site Investigations
    PMLTEST404A      Perform Chemical Tests And Procedures
    PMLTEST405A      Perform Food Test
    PMLTEST406A      Perform Physical Tests
    PMLTEST407A      Perform Biological Procedures
    PMLTEST408A      Undertake Environmental Field-based Monitoring
    PMLTEST409A      Undertake Environmental Field-based, Remote-sensing Monitoring
    PMLTEST411A      Perform Mechanical Tests
    PMLTEST412A      Prepare Tissue And Cell Cultures
    PMLTEST501B      Perform Microbiological Tests
    PMLTEST502B      Perform Haematological Tests
    PMLTEST503B      Perform Histological Tests
    PMLTEST504B      Perform Chemical Pathology Tests
    PMLTEST505B      Conduct Sensory Analysis
    PMLTEST509B      Perform Immunohaematological Test
    PMLTEST511B      Supervise Earthworks Inspection, Sampling And Testing Operatons
    PMLTEST512A      Apply Electrophoretic Techniques
    PMLTEST513A      Apply Routine Chromatographic Techniques
    PMLTEST514A      Perform Fire Assay Techniques
    PMLTEST515A      Design And Supervise Complex Environmental Field Surveys
    PMLTEST516A      Provide Input To Production Trials
    PMLTEST517A      Perform Tissue And Cell Curlture Techniques
    PMLTEST518A      Perform Molecular Biology Tests And Procedures
    PMLTEST519A      Prepare Animal An Plant Material For Display
    PMLTEST520A      Perform Complex Tests To Measure Engineering Properties Of Materials
    PMLTEST521A      Perform Laboratory-based Ecological Techniques
    PMLTEST522A      Perform Complex Tests To Measure Chemical Properties Of Material
    PMLTEST523A      Apply Complex Instrumental Techniques
    PMLTEST524A      Apply Routine Spectrometric Techniques
    PMLTEST525A      Apply Routine Electrometric Techniques
    PMLTEST526A      Perform Food Analyses
    PMLTEST601B      Classify Building Sites
    PMLTEST602A      Prepare Plans And Quality Assurance Procedures For Environmental Field                                         Activities
    PMLTEST603A      Evaluate And Select Appropriate Test Methods And/Or Procedures
    PMLTEST700B      Contribute To The Development Of Products And Applications
    PMLTEST701B      Troubleshoot Equipment And Production Processes
    PMLTEST702B      Contribite To The Validation Of Test Methods
    PMLTEST703B      Develop Or Adapt Analyses And Procedures
    PMLTEST704B      Integrate Data Acquisition And Interfacing Systems

    Recognition of Prior Learning    

    Recognition of your current qualifications and prior learning: BRIT has processes to give you credit for relevant units from your prior study, and to assess your prior learning against units in a course.

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